Coast Guard searches for missing boater near Long Key

Greg Thomson, 75, last seen on 19-foot skiff after boat broke down


MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater in the Florida Keys.

Greg Thomson, 75, was last seen on a 19-foot skiff near Long Key.

The Coast Guard said in a news release that Thomson was reported missing about 8:40 p.m. Sunday.

According to the Coast Guard, Thomson and a friend were towing the skiff when their 36-foot boat broke down. The men notified SeaTow of their situation and requested assistance, but Thomson got frustrated and left on the skiff.

The Coast Guard is searching for Thomson by air and water.

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